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Skin Originated from hair follicle and resembles squamous cell carcinoma!

The following photo is taken from a 40-year-old woman. This benign lesion is believed to originate from the neck of the hair follicle which can resemble squamous cell carcinoma. What is the most likely diagnosis?

A) Xeroderma pigmentosum
B) Dertmatofibroma
C) Acanthosis nigricans
D) Actinic keratosis
E) Keratoacanthoma
F) Xanthoma
G) Trichoepithelioma

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yes you appear to be correct its E ..... saw a similiar pic in goljan and Keratoacanthoma resembles SCC .........
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E......"Keratoacanthoma (KA) is a common low-grade (unlikely to metastasize or invade) skin tumour that is believed to originate from the neck of the hair follicle. Many pathologists consider it to be a form of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)." (From Wiki)
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